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[UNBOXING] ASUS ZenFone 5z (ZS620KL) — the high performance twin of the ZenFone 5

[UNBOXING] ASUS ZenFone 5z (ZS620KL) — the high performance twin of the ZenFone 5

by Vyncent ChanJuly 27, 2018
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If you think the ASUS ZenFone 5 (ZE620KL) and its Snapdragon 636 is just a bit too weak for your preference, the ASUS ZenFone 5z might just satisfy you. With a Snapdragon 845, up to 8GB of RAM, and up to 256GB of UFS 2.1 storage, this baby is packed with the performance of a flagship, but is priced like a mid-range device.


CPU/Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 (4 x Kryo 385 @ 2.8 GHz, 4 x Kryo 385 @ 1.8 GHz)
GPU:Adreno 630
Display:6.2″, 19:9 FHD+ (1080p) Super IPS+ display, 550 nits brightness, 100% DCI-P3 gamut, 96% NTSC gamut, 90% screen-to-body ratio
Storage:64GB UFS 2.1 (expandable via microSD up to 2TB)
Camera:Main Camera(s)
12MP f/1.8, Sony IMX 363 1/2.55″ sensor (1.4µm pixels) + 8MP 120° wide-angle camera
Single tone LED flash, HDR, portrait mode, AI photography, [email protected] videos
Front Camera
8MP f/2.0, 24mm (35mm eqv.)
Beauty, HDR, portrait mode, GIF animation, filters
OS:ZenUI 5 based on Android 8.1
Connectivity:Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz)
Bluetooth 5.0
SIM:Dual nanoSIM (second slot shared with microSD slot)
Battery:Li-ion 3300 mAh (non-removable), ASUS BoostMaster 18W charging, AI Charging, USB Power Delivery 3.0 support
Weight:165 g

Stay tuned for our full review which will be published on 30th July!

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Vyncent Chan
Technology enthusiast, casual gamer, pharmacy graduate. Strongly opposes proprietary standards and always on the look out for incredible bang-for-buck.

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